The brilliance of the Baal Shem Tov, now in English
Two hundred and fifty years after the Baal Shem Tov’s death, English readers finally have a scholarly compilation of some of his most important teachings. The collection is testimony to the brilliance of Hasidism’s founder and of the man who prepared the edited translation.
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Pillar of Prayer: Guidance in Contemplative Prayer, Sacred Study, and the Spiritual Life, from the Baal Shem Tov and His Circle, translated and annotated by Menachem Kallus Fons Vitae Press, 372 pages, $24.95